Invasive Species Compendium

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Abies magnifica
(red fir)

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Abies magnifica (red fir)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Abies magnifica
  • Preferred Common Name
  • red fir
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Gymnospermae
  •         Class: Pinopsida
  • Uses List
  • Fibre
  • Ornamental
  • Wood/timber
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Abies magnifica A. Murray bis

Preferred Common Name

  • red fir

Variety

  • Abies magnifica var. shastensis Lemmon

Other Scientific Names

  • Abies nobilis var. magnifica (A. Murray bis) Kellogg
  • Abies shastensis (Lemmon) Lemmon

International Common Names

  • English: California red fir; shasta red fir
  • French: sapin rouge de Californie

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Tanne, Gold-; Tanne, Pracht-
  • Italy: abete magnifico; abete rosso di California
  • UK: great red fir; magnificent fir; red bark fir

EPPO code

  • ABIMA (Abies magnifica)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Gymnospermae
  •                 Class: Pinopsida
  •                     Family: Pinaceae
  •                         Genus: Abies
  •                             Species: Abies magnifica

Uses List

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General

  • Ornamental

Materials

  • Fibre
  • Wood/timber

Wood Products

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Containers

  • Boxes

Pulp

  • Short-fibre pulp

Roundwood

  • Building poles

Sawn or hewn building timbers

  • Beams
  • Bridges
  • Carpentry/joinery (exterior/interior)
  • Engineering structures
  • For heavy construction
  • For light construction

Wood-based materials

  • Plywood